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Encyclopedia > Dave Lewis (ice hockey)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Height
Weight
ft 2 in (1.88 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
Pro Clubs New York Islanders
Los Angeles Kings
New Jersey Devils
Detroit Red Wings
Nationality  Canada
Born July 3, 1953,
Kindersley, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 33rd overall, 1973
New York Islanders
Pro Career 1973 – 1987

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Playing career

Lewis began his playing career with the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Canada Hockey League. He was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 1973 NHL Entry Draft, third round, thirty-third overall. He played sixteen seasons with the New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, and Detroit Red Wings, scoring 36 goals and 224 points in 1,008 games. City: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan League: Western Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: East Founded: 1964-65 Home Arena: Credit Union Centre Colours: navy blue, royal blue, silver and white Head Coach: Lorne Molleken General Manager: Lorne Molleken The Saskatoon Blades are an ice hockey team in the Eastern Division of the Western... The Western Hockey League is one of the three hockey Major Junior Tier I leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a city located on Long Island. ... The 11th National Hockey League Amateur Draft was the first to be held on a separate day from other league activities on May 15, 1973 at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec so it would not overshadow the rest of the league meetings. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a city located on Long Island. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The Detroit Red Wings are an NHL franchise located in Detroit, Michigan. ...


Coaching career

After his playing career ended with the Red Wings in the 1988 season, he stayed with the team as an assistant coach. When Scotty Bowman retired in 2002, Dave Lewis was named head coach of the Red Wings. In two seasons, he guided the Red Wings to two 48-win campaigns, including a Presidents' Trophy. In the playoffs, however, he had a record of 6-10. After the lockout ended, his contract was allowed to expire on June 30, 2005. He was re-hired by the Red Wings on August 9, 2005, as a scout. The 1987-88 NHL season was the 71st season of the National Hockey League. ... William Scott Scotty Bowman (born September 18, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former National Hockey League head coach, considered among the greatest coaches in NHL history. ... The 2001-02 NHL season was the 85th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Presidents Trophy is an award presented by the National Hockey League (NHL) to the team which finishes with the best record in the league during the regular season. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Professional sports scouts are trained talent evaluators who travel extensively for the purposes of watching athletes play their chosen sports and determining whether their set of skills and talents represent what is needed by the scouts organization. ...


On June 29, 2006, Lewis was named head coach of the Boston Bruins, making him the 27th head coach in team history. The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ...


Coaching record

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish W L Win % Result
DET 2002-03 82 48 20 10 4 110 1st in Central 0 4 .000 Lost in Conference Quarter-Finals
DET 2003-04 82 48 21 11 2 109 1st in Central 6 6 .500 Lost in Conference Semi-Finals
DET Total 164 96 41 21 6 219 6 10 .375
BOS 2006-07 71 34 32 - 5 73 5th in Northeast - - -
Total 71 34 32 - 5 73 - - -
Total 235 130 73 21 11 292 6 10 .375

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See also

National Hockey League The list of National Hockey League (NHL) players is divided into the following lists: By specific groups Current players List of every NHL player List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of NHL... This is a list of ice hockey players who have played 1000 games in the National Hockey League. ...

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Preceded by
Mike Murphy
Los Angeles Kings captains
1981-83
Succeeded by
Terry Ruskowski
Preceded by
Scotty Bowman
Detroit Red Wings head coach
2002-05
Succeeded by
Mike Babcock
Preceded by
Mike Sullivan
Head coaches of the Boston Bruins
2006- Present
Succeeded by
Current

 
 

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